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Penguin Great Ideas: Conspicuous Consumption

Series: Penguin Great Ideas Series

By: Thorsten Veblen

Penguin Books

Paperback | Apr 2012 | #155437 | ISBN-13: 9780141023984
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About this book

With its wry portrayal of a shallow, materialistic 'leisure class' obsessed by clothes, cars, consumer goods and climbing the social ladder, this withering satire on modern capitalism is as pertinent today as when it was written over a century ago.


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